FIF News

Industry-Wide BCP/Reg SCI Tests held on Saturday, October 15, 2016

On Saturday, October 15, SIFMA conducted its industry-wide BCP/Reg SCI tests designed to assess the ability of securities market participants to operate from their primary or backup data centers or recovery sites.  FIF worked in conjunction with SIFMA to manage the service bureau and market data vendor component of the test.  While no issues were reported by the service providers that participated, the final results will be posted by SIFMA shortly.

Posted Oct 17, 2016

FIF Chicago Financial Markets Event - October 18, 2016

FIF's Chicago Financial Markets event, hosted by the CME will be held on Tuesday, October 18th 2016.  Speakers include representatives from the CME, CHX, NASDAQ, CBOE and MIAX.  Registration is now closed.  For further details on the agenda, please click here.

Posted Oct 17, 2016

Speakers Announced for October 18th FIF Chicago Financial Markets Event

Speakers and the agenda for FIF's Chicago Financial Markets event, to be held at the CME on October 18th, has been finalized.  Registration will begin at 11:30 CT and will conclude at 2:30 CT.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided. To register and view the agenda, please click here.

Posted Oct 10, 2016

FINRA extends implementation of proposed rule changed to amend Rule 6121.01 (LULD) to October 24, 2016

FINRA announced that is has extended the implementation date by which firms must comply with their proposed amendment to Rule 6221.01 (LULD).  Firms trading securities subject to Reg NMS will now have until October 24 to implement the necessary technological changes required to be in compliance with FINRA's amendment to Rule 6121.01.

Posted Aug 22, 2016

Vela Trading Technologies and Raymond James Join FIF

The Finanical Information Forum is pleased to welcome Vela Trading Technologies ( and Raymond James ( to the FIF Community.  

Posted Aug 22, 2016